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Encyclopedia > Llano County

Llano County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 17,044. Its county seat is Llano6, and the county is named for the Llano River.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,502 km˛ (966 mi˛). 2,421 km˛ (935 mi˛) of it is land and 81 km˛ (31 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 3.25% water.


Adjacent counties

  • San Saba County (north)
  • Burnet County (east)
  • Blanco County (southeast)
  • Gillespie County (south)
  • Mason County (west)

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 17,044 people, 7,879 households, and 5,365 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km˛ (18/mi˛). There are 11,829 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 96.27% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.77% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 5.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 7,879 households out of which 16.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 5.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% are non-families. 28.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.13 and the average family size is 2.56.


In the county, the population is spread out with 15.90% under the age of 18, 4.50% from 18 to 24, 18.40% from 25 to 44, 30.50% from 45 to 64, and 30.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 53 years. For every 100 females there are 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $34,830, and the median income for a family is $40,597. Males have a median income of $30,839 versus $21,126 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,547. 10.30% of the population and 7.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.20% of those under the age of 18 and 6.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Buchanan Dam
  • Kingsland
  • Llano
  • Sunrise Beach Village

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Texas
Regions: Arklatex | Central Texas | Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex | East Texas | Edwards Plateau | Houston Metropolitan Area | North Texas | Northeast Texas | Piney Woods | Rio Grande Valley | Texas Hill Country | Texas Panhandle | Llano Estacado | Southeast Texas | South Texas | West Texas
Largest Metropolitan areas: Abilene | Amarillo | Austin- San Marcos | Beaumont- Port Arthur | Brownsville- Harlingen- San Benito | Bryan- College Station | Corpus Christi | Dallas-Fort Worth | El Paso | Houston-Galveston-Brazoria | Killeen- Temple | Laredo | Longview- Marshall | Lubbock | McAllen- Edinburg- Mission | Odessa-Midland | San Angelo | San Antonio | Sherman- Denison | Texarkana | Tyler | Victoria | Waco | Wichita Falls
See also: List of Texas counties

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Handbook of Texas Online: (2155 words)
Llano County (I-15), in Central Texas, is bounded on the north by San Saba County, on the east by Burnet County, on the south by Gillespie County, and on the west by Mason County.
Llano, the county seat, is seventy-two miles northwest of Austin and near the center point of the county, which lies at approximately 98'40° west longitude and 30'45° north latitude.
The census counted 5,377 residents in Llano County in 1950, 5,240 in 1960, and 6,979 in 1970.
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